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Lebanon goes on offensive against IS on Syria border

Lebanon goes on offensive against IS on Syria border

Lebanese troops yesterday launched an offensive against the Islamic State group on the country’s eastern border with Syria, seeking to drive the militants from a long-time stronghold.

Palestinian in West Bank attack bid killed says Israel police

Palestinian in West Bank attack bid killed says Israel police

A Palestinian teenager who tried to attack an Israeli border guard in the occupied West Bank with a knife on Saturday was shot dead, an Israeli police spokeswoman said.

Aid project helps Syria refugees feel at home in Jordan

Aid project helps Syria refugees feel at home in Jordan

Struggling to make ends meet, Syrian refugee Umm Iman and her family spent years moving from house to house in Jordan. Now, they have finally found a place to settle.

Lebanon to begin offensive against IS on Syria border

Lebanon to begin offensive against IS on Syria border

The Lebanese army announced Saturday the start of an offensive against the Islamic State (IS) group close to the Syrian border in the east of the country, where jihadists have been operating for several years.

Israeli troops crack down on peaceful protest

Israeli troops crack down on peaceful protest

Israeli occupation forces yesterday attacked the peaceful weekly anti-settlement march in the village of Kafr Qaddum, east of Qalqilya.

Firms flock to Syria fair with eye on reconstruction

Firms flock to Syria fair with eye on reconstruction

Lured by potentially enormous contracts for reconstruction work in war-torn Syria, international companies have laid out their wares at the Damascus International Fair for the first time in six years.

Clashes kill two in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

Clashes kill two in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

Clashes between Palestinian security forces and Sunni Islamists in Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon left two people dead, a Reuters witness said.

Israel extends cleric’s detention over ‘incitement’

Israel extends cleric’s detention over ‘incitement’

An Israeli court yesterday extended the detention of a firebrand Islamic cleric accused of inciting violence in connection with deadly tensions last month over a sensitive Jerusalem holy site.

Mourned

Mourned

Mourners attend the funeral yesterday of Walid al-Ali and Fahad al-Husseini, two Kuwaiti clerics who were killed along with 16 people in an attack at a restaurant in Burkina Faso, in Kuwait City.

Iranian opposition leader ends hunger strike, wants public trial

Iranian opposition leader ends hunger strike, wants public trial

Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi called off his hunger strike on Thursday after authorities accepted one of his demands and withdrew security agents from his home where he has been held since 2011...

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

A suicide bomber killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza on Thursday, in a rare Islamist attack against the Palestinian group that has run the impoverished enclave for a decade.

Gone fishing!

Gone fishing!

Palestinian fishermen watch a young boy throwing a net into the water in Gaza City.

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